Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE (subject to change):

 

Week Required Readings Recitation or Monday Lecture
Week One

1/8

1/10

W: Introduction to course & distribution of syllabus; Dr. Rita Charon, “Honoring the Stories of Illness”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24kHX2HtU3o

F:  Katharine Treadway and Neal Chatterjee, “Into the Water: The Clinical Clerkships,” New England Journal of Medicine (March 31, 2011): 1190-1193.Into_the_Water_–_The_Clinical

 
Week Two

1/13

1/15

1/17

M: Arthur Frank, Ch. 3. “Illness as a Call for Stories,” The Wounded Storyteller: Body, Illness, and Ethics (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1995): 53-73. Frank wounded storyteller ch 3

W: Wounded Storyteller, Ch. 4, “The Restitution Narrative” Frank wounded storyteller ch 4; Ch. 5 “The Chaos Narrative”Frank wounded storyteller ch 5; Ch. 6 “The Quest Narrative,” 75-136.Frank wounded storyteller ch 6

In Class: Arthur Frank lecture 6:50 – 12:50 https://youtu.be/MeyVXtsi9Ic?t=410 & 32:00 – 35:00 https://youtu.be/MeyVXtsi9Ic?t=1920

F: Wounded Storyteller, section entitled “Narrative Ethics,” 154-163 Frank wounded storyteller ch 7; section entitled “Suffering and Resistance,” 169-172 Frank wounded storyteller ch 8; and Nancy Mairs, “My Life as a Cripple,” 1-10:  http://www.wheelersburg.net/Downloads/Mairs.pdf

In Class: “Road to Nowhere” https://fod.infobase.com/p_ViewVideo.aspx?xtid=45377

 Monday Lecture (no recitation)
Week Three

1/20

1/22

1/24

M: No class (MLK Holiday)

W: Arthur Kleinman, Ch 1 “The Personal and Social Meanings of Illness,” in The Illness Narratives: Suffering, Meaning, and the Human Condition (Basic Books, 1988), 31-55.Kleinman Illness Narratives ch 1

In Class: Health Humanities Journal Submission

F:  John Berger, A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor (Pantheon, 1967), 12-19.Berger_A_Fortunate_Man_One_of_them_shouted_She_is_a_woman

No Monday class
Week Four

1/27

1/29

1/31

 

W: Berger, A Fortunate Man, 20-23Berger_A_Fortunate_Man_One_of_them_shouted_She_is_a_woman; Kate Chopin, “The Story of an Hour” (1894), np: https://archive.vcu.edu/english/engweb/webtexts/hour/

In Class: Disc Qs- Mattingly In Search of Good

F: Cheryl Mattingly, “In Search of the Good: Narrative Reasoning in Clinical Practice,” Medical Anthropology Quarterly 12:3 (1998): 273-297.649684

Recitation (no Monday lecture)
Week Five

2/3

2/5

2/7

 

W: Jonathan Metzl and Helena Hansen, “Structural Competency: Theorizing a New Medical Engagement with Stigma and Inequality,” Social Science & Medicine 103 (Feb. 2014), 126-133.1-s2.0-S0277953613003778-main

F: Linda Villarosa, “Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies are in a Life-or-Death Crisis,” The New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/11/magazine/black-mothers-babies-death-maternal-mortality.html 1-26.

Assignment #1 DUE (upload to Website “Assignments”) by 11:59 p.m. (4-5 pages)

Recitation (no Monday lecture)
Week Six

2/10

2/12

2/14

W: Jean-Dominique Bauby, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, 3-52

F: Diving Bell, 53-132

In-class: FASSIN-2014-American_Ethnologist

Recitation (no Monday Lecture)
Week Seven

2/17

2/19

2/21

W: view the film The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007), 112 minutes, dir. Julian Schnabel

F: Joyce Sutphen, “Living in the Body”: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/51337/living-in-the-body;

Mary Oliver, “Poem (The Spirit/Likes to Dress Up Like This”): https://triciabarkernde.com/2016/09/20/poetry-break-poem-the-spirit-likes-to-dress-up-by-mary-oliver-and-one-of-mine/

Dana Walrath, “Graphic Medicine and Medical Anthropology,” http://somatosphere.net/2016/graphic-medicine-and-medical-anthropology.html/

Recitation (no Monday lecture)
Week Eight

2/24

2/26

2/28

W: Dunlap-Shohl, My Degeneration: A Journey Through Parkinson’s (Penn State Univ. Press, 2015), 1-29

F: My Degeneration, 30-49

Recitation (no Monday Lecture)
Week Nine

3/2

3/4

3/6

 

W: My Degeneration, 50-96

Robin Morgan, “Four Powerful Poems about Parkinson’s and Growing Older,” 12 minutes:https://www.ted.com/talks/robin_morgan_4_powerful_poems_about_parkinson_s_and_growing_older

Reading Response #2 DUE (upload to Website “Assignments”(Grant) or Sakai (Julio) by 11:59 p.m.

 

John Donne, “Holy Sonnets: Death, be not Proud”: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44107/holy-sonnets-death-be-not-proud

Recitation (no Monday lecture)
  ~ SPRING BREAK ~  
Week Ten

3/16-3/18-

3/20

 

 

 

~ EXTENDED SPRING BREAK ~

Week Eleven

 

3/25

3/27

 

 

W: Daniel Defoe, A Journal of the Plague Year (London, 1722), Selections.Defoe- Exerpts from Journal of the Plague Year_2

Podcast From Powerpoint:

3/25 Lecture Recording:

Part 1 

Part 2

 

F: Wald, Priscilla. 2008. “Introduction“, Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative. AND Poe, Edgar Allan. “The Masque of the Red Death.”https://www.poemuseum.org/the-masque-of-the-red-death The_Masque_of_the_Red_Death_eText

 

3/27 Lecture Recording:

Part 1

Part 2

 

OPTIONAL READING: Thrailkill, Jane “Advisor’s Note”Adviser_Note_3.23.20_HHJ

F:Assignment #2 DUE (upload to Website “Assignments”) by 11:59 p.m (4-5 pages)

Online Instruction (Lectures Released at 3pm W and F)
Week Twelve

 

4/1

4/3

 

W:Dan Krauss, Paul Haggis “5B”https://5bfilm.com – Amazon Prime Video

4/1 Lecture Recording:

Part 1

Part 2

F: No Reading!

4/3 Lecture Recording: Link

EXTRA CREDIT: Write a reading response to the television series Undone (dir. Hisko Hulsing, creators: Raphael Bob-Waksberg & Kate Purdy) – Amazon Prime Video

Online Instruction (Lectures Released at 3pm W and F)
Week Thirteen

4/8

4/10

 Optional: Cheryl Mattingly, “Reading Minds and Telling Tales in a Cultural Borderland”, ETHOS 36.1 (2008), 136-154.Mattingly-2008-Ethos

W: Damon Tweedy, Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine(Picador, 2015), 1-53

 

W: Lecture Recording

Part 1

Part 2

 

 F: Barclay, Eliza. “How Canceled Events and Self-Quarantines Save Lives, in One Chart.” Vox, 10 Mar. 2020, https://www.vox.com/2020/3/10/21171481/coronavirus-us-cases-quarantine-cancellation

F: NO CLASS

 

Online Instruction (Lectures Released at 3pm W)
Week Fourteen

 

4/15 – 4/17

M:Reading Response #3 DUE (upload to Website “Assignments”) by 11:59 p.m (300 words)-Use Barclay article.

 

 W: Black Man in a White Coat, 54-102, 105-152

W: Lecture Recording

Password: O0&q2^9U

 

F: Black Man in a White Coat, 153- 245

F: Lecture Recording

Password: u7@0UeT*

 

Online Instruction (Lectures Released at 3pm W and F)
Week Fifteen

4/22-4/24

W: Toni Morrison, “Recitatif”

W: Lecture Recording

Password: 0A^X6n#3

 

 

Online Instruction (Lectures Released at 3pm W)
Week Sixteen The FINAL EXAM will be take home and made available to you on our website on Tuesday, April 28th at 3:00pm.  

Final Exam DUE Thursday, April 30th at 3:00pm. Turn in on Sakai or Here

**students writing final papers must submit them by Tuesday, April 28th at 3:00pm or you will have to take the exam.   Turn in your final projects on Sakai or Here

TAKE HOME EXAM/FINAL PROJECTS

 

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